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October 4 In the Press Year of Food & Drink 2016

Caledon Village Georgian Festival welcomed the Side Saddle Association of Ireland to the festival.

Thousands of pounds raised as Caledon village steps back to celebrate Georgian era

The Caledon Village Georgian Festival which took place on October 1 was a fantastic display of all things Georgian and raised thousands of pounds for the local community.

The event was officially opened by the Earl of Caledon KCVO and was attended by Terence Brannigan, chairman of Tourism NI, members of the community and visitors. This event was a massive community effort which shows how small communities can make a big impact by working together.

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September 7 In the Press Year of Food & Drink 2016

The Caledon Village Georgian Festival

Caledon steps back in time as community organises village Georgian festival

Caledon is a beautiful village on the borders of Tyrone, Armagh and Monaghan. The community are taking a step back in time to host the Caledon Village Georgian Festival.

The festival, which will take place on October 1 from 10am-4pm, will include Georgian themed children’s activities, a food and drink courtyard, side saddle demonstrations, historical walking tours of the village and much more. Traders and members of the public can dress in the Georgian theme for the festival.

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August 26 Brand Journalism In the Press

Brand Journalism

The Brand Journalism Revolution: Why your company should think like the media

Smart companies and organisations, public and private sector, are rethinking how they communicate. They are joining the brand journalism revolution.

Eleanor McGillie introduced brand journalism to Northern Ireland in 2012. Since then, companies, large and small, are seeing the benefits of engaging more effectively with their audiences. In Business First magazine September’s edition, Eleanor explains why brand journalism is the smart way to communicate. Here’s the story:

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August 26 In the Press

Brand journalism

Brand journalism agency looks forward to the stories of NI’s Top 20 Inspiring Women

MGMPR Ltd is a PR agency which uses brand journalism to get results for clients. When the editor of Business First magazine approached us to sponsor this feature we were delighted.

Top 20 Most Inspiring Women is a feature which celebrates women in business in Northern Ireland. At the end of September we will be hosting a lunch where we will be delighted to hear the stories of these amazing women who are doing great things in the world of business.

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August 25 In the Press

New build school Markethill

Pupil numbers increase to 515 as community renews calls for new build and sixth form

Markethill High School remains on the Education Authority’s priority list for a new build school. Since August 2012 the school has been campaigning for a new build school and sixth form.

The Minister for Education, Mr Peter Weir, has written to Principal James Maxwell to say he commends the ongoing good work at the school and says he hopes to visit the school imminently. The school says campaigning for a new build school and sixth form provision remains top of the agenda at Markethill High.

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August 25 In the Press

GCSE results in Markethill

High achievers at Markethill High School celebrate as over 90% get five or more GCSEs

Students at Markethill High School have excelled themselves yet again this year with over 90 per cent of pupils achieving five or more GCSEs.

This is a new record for the school as twelve students achieved seven A*-A grades or more, over 80 per cent passed GCSE English and the pass rate for Maths is sitting at over 75 per cent which is higher than the Northern Ireland averages. The school is continuing its campaign for a new build school and sixth form provision.

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August 19 In the Press Year of Food & Drink 2016

Mark McGonigle, Head Chef at Uluru Bar & Grill

The fire is sparked as The Food Heartlands celebrate Meat Month with Uluru Bar & Grill

It’s Meat Month as part of the NI Food and Drink initiative and the chefs at Uluru Bar & Grill are firing up the Josper Grill to cook you a steak like you’ve never tasted before.

Head Chef Mark McGonigle and the of team chefs are cooking a Cote De Boeuf which will make your mouth water. Situated in The Food Heartlands, this Michelin Recommended restaurant offers customers the perfect dining experience. With only one week to go the Cote De Boeuf is available to order until August 31.

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August 8 In the Press

Jurate Justaite, Judith McCarragher, Alessie Magowan and Rosie Buckley 

Emerson Foundation 

Emerson’s Foundation funding to be granted for vital community life lines

The Emerson’s Foundation is an organisation set up by Emerson’s Supermarket and Uluru Bar & Grill to help transform the local communities.

The foundation’s committee has announced it is to donate £1,000 to the Air Ambulance Northern Ireland Fund and £150 to buy paediatric pads for the Caledon Village defibrillator. Alessie Magowan from the foundation’s committee said Emerson’s is proud to back two vital lifelines for the community. Here’s the story:

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August 8 In the Press

Christopher Gill, Caledon Estate Farm Manager. MGMPR3255

Stunning private estate to open in support of the Caledon village defibrillator

THE Earl of Caledon KCVO has given his full support to a fundraising initiative which will help to raise money for the Caledon Village Defibrillator Fund.

Lord Caledon will open up the grounds of his 2,500 acre estate on August 20 for guided walks to raise funds for the village defibrillator. This is a rare opportunity to catch a glimpse of the luscious green countryside surrounding the beautiful private residence. Booking is essential so book early. Here’s the story:

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July 20 Case Study

Brand journalism

MGMPR Ltd team up with Tour of Ulster 2015 organisers to ramp up coverage

The Tour of Ulster cycle race took place in May 2015. Almost 150 cyclists from across the globe gathered to fight for the coveted pink jersey again.

The event was organised by Garry Nugent of BGN Management who worked tirelessly to ensure the race was a huge success. In order to ramp up the coverage, MGMPR Ltd was asked to get on board to ensure the race gained regional and national coverage which we were delighted to have achieved.

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November 10 Case Study

Rt Hon Secretary of State for Business Innovation and Skills, Dr Vince Cable MP with our client, Headforwards, who recruited MGMPR to announce global cloud contract

Technology company recruits MGMPR to announce global cloud contract

Job creation, sun, sea and fibre connectivity are words we think about when we think of beautiful Cornwall.

We love the Westcountry so when Headforwards approached MGMPR Ltd to manage the announcement of its new cloud contract with a global telecoms giant we were delighted. We are delighted to assist businesses in the South West build on their profiles and brand awareness using our storytelling skills.

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November 10 Case Study

Emersons, which employs 110 people, was first opened by Henry Alexander Emerson in 1889. It was then passed to his son Newton Emerson then on to his son Henry, right, and is now being run by Henry's son Gavin, left.

Emersons and MGMPR team up for PR therapy as £2million city investment rolls out

Our team at MGMPR Ltd know how to get people talking about brands and we know how to develop that conversation through storytelling.

Emerson’s supermarket in Northern Ireland is a 125-year-old household brand name which is currently investing £2million in the high street. We are delighted to tell the story of the investment which will bring shoppers back into the hub of the market square. Consumer PR matters. Tell Your Story!

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What our Clients say...

“MGMPR Ltd has been employed by Markethill High School since September 1, 2012. The brief involves enhancing and developing publicity about the school for local media and ensuring the successes of the school are made known to new audiences, through both ‘traditional’ media and new social media opportunities. In all our dealings with the company, they have acted with clarity, diligence, sensitivity and initiative. Nothing has been too much trouble. I highly recommend MGMPR.”


James Maxwell – Principal of Markethill High School